John P. Holland Charter School in Paterson Wins $50,000 from Samsung Solve for Tomorrow

So many kids walk to and from school on streets that are crime-ridden, and many adults have tried to figure out how to solve this problem. But now some students in the gifted and talented program at the John P. Holland Charter School (Paterson) have come up with a solution. And they have submitted it to the Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow competition. The contest asks students and their teachers to use their skills to solve real-world problems that affect their local communities.

E-Commerce Meetup Features Primer on Using Facebook Ads to Drive Sales

At the March eCommerce meetup, which took place at Microsoft’s offices in Iselin, Chris Spaulding, creator of the Simple Marketing System (Belle Mead), gave owners of small e-commerce sites pointers on how to effectively use Facebook ads to drive buyers to their platforms.

Nokia and Intel Working Together to Test 5G at Nokia Bell Labs’ Murray Hill Campus

Nokia Bell Labs (Murray Hill), Nokia’s mobile-network business, and Intel (Santa Clara, Calif.) are collaborating to build an end-to-end test lab at Bell Labs’ Murray Hill campus to investigate real applications for 5G networks.

Bell Labs Goes Back to the Future: Once Again Sponsors North Jersey Regional Science Fair

The North Jersey Regional Science Fair (NJRSF), held last weekend, was renamed the “Nokia Bell Labs North Jersey Regional Science Fair,” after that company provided a multi-year donation to the highly competitive event. According to Marcus Weldon, CTO of Nokia and president of Bell Labs (Murray Hill),  the fair originated in the fall of 1983 as an activity of the Murray Hill Science Education Club (MHSEC) at AT&T Bell Labs.

Black & Latino Tech Initiative Launches With Entrepreneur Mixer At Newark Venture Partners

The Black &Latino Tech Initiative (BLT) launched on November 2 with a networking event at the offices of Newark Venture Partners (NVP). Anthony Frasier, NVP’s entrepreneur in residence, thanked everyone for coming and then quickly handed the mic to Mukesh M. Patel, the driving force behind BLT. “The goal of BLT is to help black and Latino entrepreneurs get into accelerators, to get capital, to grow and scale,” said Patel, who is BLT’s entrepreneur in residence and executive coach.

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